"𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗳-𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗩𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹." Being a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia is challenging and demanding. Self-care includes a healthy diet, exercise, ample sleep, leisure time, and lots of support.
𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗡𝗲𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗱? During my interactions with caregivers over the years, I have consistently witnessed their struggle with determining when their loved one needs more skilled services. Following is a list of some signs that professional help is needed
proper approach is important in promoting positive interactions with
our loved ones. When approaching a person with dementia, it is important
to remember that they may be unaware of your intentions. They may show
signs of fear, anger, or anxiety. These tips will help you to prepare
just the right approach to decrease any of these emotions
Self-care truly is VITAL and is an
effective way to reduce stress, improve the well-being of both
yourselves and your loved ones, and to help you find some moments of joy
during these challenging circumstances
The holidays are stressful and often depressing for many of us. Now, imagine navigating this whirlwind of activity and flurry of emotions when you are living with Alzheimer’s Disease! Here are some tips to promote happy holidays.
care is based on the belief that every single individual with dementia
has the right to dignity, respect, happiness, and quality of life. This
is true regardless of their dementia diagnosis or what stage of the
disease they are in.